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Motorcycle Recall - Yamaha Recall

By Walter F. Kern

NHTSA Campaign ID:  19V341000
Component:  Service Brakes
Manufacturer:  Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA
Recall Date: 05/02/2019
Potential Number of Units Affected: 198
Defect Summary:
Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA (Yamaha) is recalling certain 2019 YZFR3 motorcycles. Porosities in the front brake lever may cause it to break if it is gripped with a strong force.
Consequence Summary:
A broken front brake lever can affect front braking ability, increasing the risk of crash.
Corrective Summary:
Yamaha will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and replace the front brake lever, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin May 16, 2019. Owners may contact Yamaha customer service at 1-800-962-7926. Yamaha's number for this recall is 990128.

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